I get up, get dressed, eat breakfast before heading out into my shop. As I stretch and look around, I wonder, do I need a table saw? I visit a friend and take a seat in their gourmet kitchen. As we chat over a fine wine, we ask, do they need a meat clever? I… Continue reading Does a Library Need Books, and Other Silly Questions
Today is the start of the Martin Luther King, Jr. long weekend in the United States. There are a lot of great celebrations, remembrances, prayer breakfasts, and acts of service that will be done as part of the three day weekend. I’d like to add another possible way to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. this… Continue reading Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.
I am a big fan of the daily thought email service provided by the good folks of “Cutlure is Not Optional” . Their thought provoking quotes sent as part of their “the daily asterisk” service help me challenge my thinking on a range of topics, and often providing fodder for interesting conversations over pints of beer later… Continue reading Amusing Ourselves to Death
Today I enjoyed a simple breakfast of toasted bread, granola, and yogurt, all items my wife made out of the love that naturally bubbles up from within her. Today I walked the lush, green raised beds that thrive because of the flourishing ecosystem of trillions of organisms living in harmony beneath the soil. Today as I… Continue reading The Economy of the Flourishing
“One of the primary goals educators are tasked with today is to help students become college ready and – even more importantly – career ready.” Paige Johnson, Education Strategist, Intel Corporation, ISTE Board member. Source: Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success, page 1 “One of the primary missions of education is to prepare… Continue reading Education and Our Future